Steal My Idea: CodeCamp

This is the first in a series of “Steal My Idea” videos in which we feature a successful idea that can benefit other Extension professionals. If you have had success with an idea, program, or concept, we want to hear from you! Send your info or video to

Want to steal Paul’s Code Camp Idea? Contact him at or @4Hpro on Twitter.

3 Reasons Why Ed Tech Can’t Just Be for ‘Techies’

I was born in 1982. That puts me on the tail end of the Gen X generation, and the cusp of the
Millennial generation. I definitely have qualities of both and by no means consider myself to be a digital native (i.e. I didn’t even have dial up internet until I was a junior in high school). But once my career began in Extension seven years ago, I was immediately labeled a ‘techie’ since I was among the select few …

Digital Badges: A Primer

Yay! I have a shiny new digital badge! Now what?! 

For those who participated in the latest #EdTechLN TweetUp this month, we handed out a digital badge specifically designed for TweetUp participants. Digital badges are a new method of rewarding accomplishments, skills, or interests that can be earned in various learning environments. You can read more about the background and use of digital badges in this Educause pub.

Digital Badge Programs

The Educational Technology Learning Network is in the …